Consultation over Nocton and Potterhanworth Neighbourhood Plan

NKDC offices, Sleaford.
NKDC offices, Sleaford.

Nocton Parish Council and Potterhanworth Parish Council, along with the help of their local community, have prepared a neighbourhood plan for their parish.

The plan sets out their vision for the future and planning policies, which will be used to determine any planning applications within the area.

This neighbourhood plan has been formally submitted to the District Council to be subject to a period of publicity. The public consultation began on Monday November 28 and runs until Monday January 23, 2017.

The plan, supporting information and the response forms can be downloaded from the North Kesteven District Council website via:

In addition, paper copies of the plan can be viewed at the District Council Offices, Nocton Post Office, All Saints’ Nocton Parochial Church, St Andrew’s Potterhanworth Parochial Church and libraries in Metheringham and Branston during normal opening hours. Copies of the response forms are also available at these locations.

Any comments on the neighbourhood plan must be submitted in writing to North Kesteven District Council using the response forms and should be received by 5pm on Monday January 28, 2017.

Completed forms should be returned via email to: or by post to: Community Initiatives Team,

North Kesteven District Council, District Council Offices, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7EF.

An independent examiner, who will report on the plan prior to a local referendum on the final document, will consider all comments received. If you wish to be notified of the district council’s decision on whether to accept the examiner’s recommendation and any future progress with the plan state this in your representation. All representations received will be made available to the public.

For further information, contact the Community Initiatives team of the district council by e-mail at or by phone on 01529 414155.